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The State of Muskogee, 1799–1803

Watson W. Jennison

in Cultivating Race: The Expansion of Slavery in Georgia, 1750-1860

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134260
eISBN:
9780813135984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134260.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The fourth chapter explores the establishment of the State of Muskogee, an entity that brought Indians, blacks, and whites together in the liminal space beyond the power of the authorities in Georgia ... More


So in Fear of Both the Indians and the Americans

Susan Richbourg Parker

in America's Hundred Years' War: U.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 17631858

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035253
eISBN:
9780813039121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035253.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter illustrates how the 1783 Treaty of Paris reintroduced chaotic conditions along the border between American Georgia and Spanish Florida, a hostile environment directly and adversely ... More


“In Consideration of Her Enormous Crime” Rape and Infanticide in Spanish St. Augustine

Jane Landers

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the case of Juana, and this case clearly indicates that several important institutional, political, and social factors operated to guarantee even enslaved women some rights and ... More


Manifest Destiny

Robert V. Haynes

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the fourth and last governor of the Mississippi Territory, David Holmes. His placid personality helped him suppress the rancor that had previously characterized territorial ... More


A Land Renowned for War: Florida as a Maritime Marchland

Amy Turner Bushnell

in La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060118
eISBN:
9780813050485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060118.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

St. Augustine was more than a colonial capital and the headquarters of a mission system. It was a presidio on a maritime marchland, a naval base positioned beside the Gulf Stream to guard the return ... More


The Social Structuring of Biological Stress in Contact-Era Spanish Florida: A Bioarchaeological Case Study from Santa Catalina de Guale, St. Catherines Island, Georgia

Lauren A. Winkler, Clark Spencer Larsen, Victor D. Thompson, Paul W. Sciulli, Dale L. Hutchinson, David Hurst Thomas, Elliot H. Blair, and Matthew C. Sanger

in Colonized Bodies, Worlds Transformed: Toward a Global Bioarchaeology of Contact and Colonialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813060750
eISBN:
9780813051918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060750.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Winkler and colleagues investigate the relationship between social status and well-being among the Guale from St. Catherines Island in Spanish Florida (A.D. 1607–1680). Specifically, they examine ... More


Biohistory and Cranial Morphology: A Forensic Case from Spanish Colonial Georgia

Christopher M. Stojanowski and William N. Duncan

in The Bioarchaeology of the Human Head: Decapitation, Decoration, and Deformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813035567
eISBN:
9780813041766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035567.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Craniometric population allocation is often performed during medico-legal and biohistorical investigations of human remains, although such work has been criticized for being typological. This chapter ... More


“Some Dark Mysterious Business”

Robert V. Haynes

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the final and third visit of Aaron Burr to Natchez District. He was considered to be the most illustrious visitor to the territory. He had also been linked to an assortment of ... More


“Fortune Is Neither to Be Won by Prudence nor Industry”: A Slaving Voyage to East Africa

Daniel L. Schafer

in Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses Zephaniah Kingsley’s decision to “change the ground” from St. Thomas to East Florida and his nationality from Danish to Spanish, as a result of Denmark’s decision to prohibit ... More


Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Jack Shuler

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732733
eISBN:
9781604734737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732733.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

On Sunday, September 9, 1739, twenty Kongolese slaves armed themselves by breaking into a storehouse near the Stono River south of Charleston, South Carolina. They killed twenty-three white ... More


A Crisis of His Own Contrivance: Andrew Jackson’s Break with John C. Calhoun

Daniel Feller

in When Life Strikes the President: Scandal, Death, and Illness in the White House

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190650759
eISBN:
9780190650780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650759.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

Much of Andrew Jackson’s first presidential term was consumed by two self-precipitated quarrels with Vice President John C. Calhoun—one over Cabinet member John Eaton and his saucy wife, Peggy and ... More


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